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What We’re Reading Today: Papal Praise for Trump, Dems’ Bubble, Thomas Sowell’s Birthday … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Trump-Kim Meeting

Trump becomes first sitting US president to enter North Korea as he shakes hands with Kim Jong Un — The Independent

EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s ‘unconventional’ diplomacy opens doors, Pompeo says — Washington Times

Pope Praises Trump-Kim Meeting as Significant Gesture, Raises Hopes for Peace — Newsmax

Election 2020

Poll: Trump Aligns Better with Voters than Democratic Candidates. — Powerline

Democrats Veer Left on Immigration at Debates, Pleasing Base (and Trump) — New York Times

Democratic candidates veer left, leaving behind successful midterm strategy — Washington Post

Fact Check: Kamala Harris Exaggerates Her History on Busing — PJ Media

Biden puts foot in mouth with ‘gay waiter’ comment at Pride weekend fundraiser — Fox News

O’Rourke campaigns in … Mexico — ABC News


2020 Democrats Want to Make America a Sanctuary Country — Debra Saunders, Real Clear Politics

‘Isn’t That Effectively Open Borders?’: Stephanopoulos Challenges Julian Castro Over Immigration Proposals — Daily Caller

The Democratic Candidates Are in a Bubble on Immigration — Andrew Sullivan, New York Magazine

California Judge Blocks Even More Border Wall Construction — Hot Air

Left-Wing Tolerance

Antifa Mob Viciously Assaults Journalist Andy Ngo at Portland Rally — Reason

Elizabeth Warren Call Your Office

Claiming to be Cherokee, contractors with white ancestry got $300 million — LA Now


Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus Vows to Donate Most of His Billions to Charity, and Help Re-Elect Trump — Breitbart

California set to require background check for ammo sales — USA Today

Happy 89th birthday (June 30) to Thomas Sowell, one of the greatest living economists — Mark Perry, Carpe Diem

Socialists torture Venezuelan navy captain to death. Where’s Bernie, Omar, and Ocasio-Cortez? — American Thinker

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